Detroit 111, Portland 91
Blake Griffin posted 21 points, nine rebounds and six assists, and the Detroit Pistons stretched their winning streak to four games by pulling away from the visiting Portland Trail Blazers for a 111-91 victory Monday night.
Washington 111, Indiana 102
Bradley Beal scored 21 on 9-of-16 shooting to lead eight Washington players in double figures as the Wizards cruised past the Indiana Pacers 111-102 on Monday night in Indianapolis.
Orlando 111, Miami 109
who entered with the worst record in the NBA -- upset the host Miami Heat 111-109 on Monday night at AmericanAirlines Arena.
Utah 133, New Orleans 109
Rodney Hood came off the bench to score 30 points as the hot-shooting Utah Jazz won their sixth consecutive game with a 133-109 victory over the host New Orleans Pelicans on Monday night in the Smoothie King Center.
Denver 121, Charlotte 104
Gary Harris scored 27 points and the Denver Nuggets used an array of 3-point shooting to produce a 121-104 victory against the visiting Charlotte Hornets on Monday night at Pepsi Center.
Sacramento 104, Chicago 98
Bogdan Bogdanovic scored a team-high 15 points, and the Sacramento Kings rallied from a 21-point, first-half deficit to beat the visiting Chicago Bulls 104-98 on Monday night at the Golden 1 Center.
L.A. Clippers 104, Dallas 101
Dirk Nowitzki reached the 50,000-minute milestone Monday night, but Danilo Gallinari stole the spotlight with two lead-changing free throws with 24 seconds remaining, helping the host Los Angeles Clippers overtake the Dallas Mavericks 104-101.